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What’s new on the Gold Coast?

The Gold Coast’s business events offerings are ever evolving. New products and packages are regularly unveiled and, in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the city is set for a period of unparalleled investment and new development. We regularly collate a Gold Coast Product Update featuring new venues and experiences, the latest offers and more. View them here

What is the best time of year to host an event on the Gold Coast?
With over 300 days of sunshine the Gold Coast’s subtropical climate allows your delegates to enjoy mild winters, warm autumns and springs, sun drenched summers and blue skies almost year round. 

When are major events held on the Gold Coast?
The Gold Coast has an impressive catalogue of major events that run year round. To find out what’s on check out our Major Events Guide.

Is Gold Coast Business Events independent of the Convention Centre?
Yes, Gold Coast Business Events is the division of Gold Coast Tourism responsible for promoting the city as a business events destination.  As one of over 500 members we work closely with Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, we are however a separate organisation. 

How much does Gold Coast Business Events charge for its services?
The services we offer are free of charge. You’ll find more information on our services here.

How does Gold Coast Business Events make money?
Gold Coast Business Events is a division of Gold Coast Tourism, a not-for-profit, membership based organisation funded by the local business community, the Gold Coast City Council and State Government. 

Is it possible to hold an event on the beach?
Events on the Gold Coast’s beaches are subject to the approval of Gold Coast City Council, factoring scope and budget. We can put you in contact with Council or provide numerous alternatives waterfront venues. Contact us for more information. 

Can Gold Coast Business Events arrange technical tours of the Gold Coast?
Yes, we can provide assistance to arrange technical tours, please contact us for more information.

How do I engage the mayor or other dignitaries to provide an opening address? 
One of our team will be able to assist in providing information on procedures and advice on requesting VIP endorsement.   Contact us for more information.